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Oxford faces calls to move all teaching online

The University of Oxford will stay open despite the introduction of a national lockdown from Thursday. As an educational institution, Oxford will continue to offer some in-person...

UCU accuses Oxford University of withholding health and safety information

The University and College Union (UCU) has criticised Oxford University's reopening procedures, saying they are withholding health and safety risk assessments. The University refutes...

University announces plans for in-person teaching in Michaelmas, UCU not consulted

Oxford University has announced its commitment to resume some face-to-face teaching in Michaelmas term. In an email to students, the vice-chancellor, Prof Louise Richardson, affirmed...

One in every five students likely to defer university entry to Autumn 2021, UCU survey shows

A survey published by the University and College Union (UCU) reveals that 28% of prospective students were likely to defer their university place to...

UCU calls on the University to halt redundancies and disciplinary procedures

On May 6, the Oxford University & College Union (UCU) called on the University ​to pause its redundancies and disciplinary procedures during the time...

Oxford Living Wage Campaign and UCU express concern over ‘paternalistic’ Hardship Fund

Oxford University’s Human Resources Department established a Staff COVID-19 Hardship Fund, intended to alleviate some of the financial stress brought upon its employees during...

University losses to cost economy £6bn and 60,000 jobs, while Treasury resists bailout

The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent recession will lead to a steep reduction in student numbers, causing a £2.5bn funding “black hole” with dramatic impacts...

Fire Brigade come out in support of UCU strikes

The Oxfordshire Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has publicly expressed their solidarity with the upcoming strikes. The University and College Union (UCU) is a trade...

Colleges debate financial support for the UCU strike

University College and New College, have debated motions in support of the UCU strikes. New College’s JCR narrowly rejected a motion supporting the strikes...

UCU Strikes: What you need to know

The University and Colleges Union will begin strikes again this Thursday, Cherwell is here to tell you everything you need to know. When are strikes...

Oxford will be hit with 14 more days of strike action

The University and Colleges Union (UCU) has announced a further 14 days of strike action which will hit 74 universities across the country including...

UCU Reopens Pensions Negotiations

A failure to make progress on pay and pensions disputes could result in further strikes in 2020. The University and College Union (UCU) has announced...

Ruskin College accused of ‘victimising’ trade union reps

Dr Lee Humber was suspended from his position as a lecturer in health and social care in April, just two days after organising a vote of no confidence in the college’s principal, Paul Di Felice.

UCU organises “rally” in support of suspended Ruskin College union representative

The University and College Union (UCU) described Dr Lee Humber’s alleged suspension as being “on bogus charges” and organised a protest outside the college.

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